Sitecore Vs Umbraco Vs SDL Tridion

System Requirements

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Application Server Apache IIS/.Net IIS/.Net IIS/.Net
Approximate Cost $75,000 Varies with size. Starts at $15,000. 30EUR + VAT per domain
Database Oracle MSSQL MSSQL MSSQL
License Closed Source Closed Source Closed Source Open Source
Operating System Platform Independent Windows Only Windows Only Windows Only
Programming Language Java VB C# C#
Root Access Yes Yes No Yes
Shell Access Yes Yes Yes Yes
Web Server Any IIS IIS IIS

Security

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Audit Trail Yes Yes Yes Yes
Captcha Free Add On No Free Add On Free Add On
Content Approval Yes Yes Yes Yes
Email Verification Yes Yes Free Add On Yes
Granular Privileges Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kerberos Authentication Yes Costs Extra Yes No
LDAP Authentication Yes Limited Yes Yes
Login History Yes Yes Yes Yes
NIS Authentication Yes No Yes No
NTLM Authentication Yes No Free Add On No
Pluggable Authentication Yes Yes Yes Yes
Problem Notification Yes Yes Free Add On Yes
Sandbox Yes Yes Yes Yes
Session Management Yes Yes Yes No
SMB Authentication No No Free Add On No
SSL Compatible Yes Yes Yes Yes
SSL Logins Yes Yes Yes Yes
SSL Pages Yes Yes Yes Yes
Versioning Yes Yes Yes Yes

Support

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Certification Program Yes No Yes Yes
Code Skeletons Yes Yes Yes Yes
Commercial Manuals Yes Yes Yes Yes
Commercial Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Commercial Training Yes Yes Yes Yes
Developer Community Yes Yes Yes Yes
Online Help Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pluggable API Yes Yes Yes Yes
Professional Hosting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Professional Services Yes Yes Yes Yes
Public Forum Yes Yes Yes Yes
Public Mailing List Yes No Yes Yes
Test Framework No Yes Yes No
Third-Party Developers Yes No Yes Yes
Users Conference Yes No Limited Yes

Ease of Use

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Drag-N-Drop Content Yes No Yes Yes
Email To Discussion Costs Extra No Yes No
Friendly URLs Yes Yes Yes Yes
Image Resizing Yes Yes Yes Yes
Macro Language Yes No Yes Yes
Mass Upload Yes Yes Yes Free Add On
Prototyping Yes Yes Yes Yes
Server Page Language Yes Yes Yes Yes
Spell Checker Yes Free Add On Yes Free Add On
Style Wizard No Yes Yes No
Subscriptions Costs Extra Yes Free Add On Yes
Template Language Yes Yes Yes Yes
UI Levels Yes Yes Yes Yes
Undo Yes Yes Yes Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zip Archives Costs Extra No Yes Free Add On

Performance

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Advanced Caching Yes Yes Yes Yes
Database Replication Yes Yes Yes Yes
Load Balancing Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page Caching Yes Yes Yes Yes
Static Content Export Yes No Yes Free Add On

Management

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Advertising Management Costs Extra No Yes Free Add On
Asset Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
Clipboard Yes Yes Yes Yes
Content Scheduling Yes Yes Yes Yes
Content Staging Yes No Yes Costs Extra
Inline Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
Online Administration Yes Yes Yes Yes
Package Deployment Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sub-sites / Roots Yes Yes Yes Yes
Themes / Skins Yes Yes Yes Yes
Trash Yes Yes Yes Yes
Web Statistics Costs Extra Yes Yes Yes
Web-based Style/Template Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
Web-based Translation Management Yes No Yes Yes
Workflow Engine Yes Limited Yes Yes

Interoperability

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Content Syndication (RSS) Yes Yes Yes Yes
FTP Support Yes No Yes No
UTF-8 Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
WAI Compliant Yes No Yes Yes
WebDAV Support Yes No Yes No
XHTML Compliant Yes Yes Yes Yes

Flexibility

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

CGI-mode Support No No No No
Content Reuse Yes Yes Yes Yes
Extensible User Profiles Yes Yes Yes Yes
Interface Localization Yes No Yes Yes
Metadata Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi-lingual Content Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi-lingual Content Integration Yes No Yes Limited
Multi-Site Deployment Yes Yes Yes Yes
URL Rewriting Yes Yes Yes Yes

Built-in Applications

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Blog Costs Extra No Free Add On Free Add On
Chat Costs Extra No Limited No
Classifieds Costs Extra No Free Add On Free Add On
Contact Management Costs Extra No Limited No
Data Entry Yes No Yes Yes
Database Reports Yes No Free Add On No
Discussion / Forum Costs Extra No Free Add On Free Add On
Document Management Limited Yes Costs Extra No
Events Calendar Limited Yes Yes Free Add On
Expense Reports Costs Extra No Costs Extra No
FAQ Management Yes Yes Yes Free Add On
File Distribution Yes Yes Yes Free Add On
Graphs and Charts Costs Extra Costs Extra Limited No
Groupware Costs Extra No Costs Extra Free Add On
Guest Book Costs Extra No Free Add On Free Add On
Help Desk / Bug Reporting Costs Extra No Limited No
HTTP Proxy Yes Yes Yes No
In/Out Board Costs Extra No Costs Extra No
Job Postings Yes No Yes Yes
Link Management Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mail Form Costs Extra Yes Yes Yes
Matrix Costs Extra No No No
My Page / Dashboard Yes Yes Yes Yes
Newsletter Costs Extra Limited Costs Extra Yes
Photo Gallery Yes Yes Yes Yes
Polls Costs Extra Yes Yes Yes
Product Management Yes Yes Yes No
Project Tracking Costs Extra No No No
Search Engine Yes Yes Yes Yes
Site Map Yes Yes Free Add On Yes
Stock Quotes Costs Extra No No No
Surveys Costs Extra Yes Yes Costs Extra
Syndicated Content (RSS) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tests / Quizzes Costs Extra No Free Add On No
Time Tracking Costs Extra No No No
User Contributions Costs Extra Limited Costs Extra Free Add On
Weather Costs Extra No No Free Add On
Web Services Front End Yes Yes Yes No
Wiki Costs Extra No Yes Free Add On

Commerce

SDL Tridion R5

SiteControl.NET 2.0

Sitecore 6.5

Umbraco CMS 4.0

Affiliate Tracking Costs Extra No Costs Extra Free Add On
Inventory Management No No Costs Extra Free Add On
Pluggable Payments No No Costs Extra Free Add On
Pluggable Shipping No No Costs Extra Free Add On
Pluggable Tax No No Costs Extra Free Add On
Point of Sale No No Costs Extra Free Add On
Shopping Cart No No Costs Extra Free Add On
Subscriptions Costs Extra No Costs Extra No
Wish Lists No Costs Extra Costs Extra No

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